Firm Profile > ECIJA > San Salvador, El Salvador

ECIJA
RESIDENCIAL LOMAS VERDES
5A CALLE PONIENTE #5241
COLONIA ESCALÓN, SAN SALVADOR
El Salvador

Banking and finance Tier 3

Ibero-American law firm ECIJA fields a growing banking and finance practice in El Salvador, primarily assisting the international firm's existing clients with banking matters or acting for foreign businesses as local Salvadoran counsel. The team is jointly headed by Alfredo Navas and Carlos Gil. Navas shows additional expertise in energy regulations, bidding contractual law and new technologies, and Gil is familiar with the procurement processes of banks as well as with coordinating transactions.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

Motocity

City Express

Waterbear Ventures

Cervecería Salvadoreña

Academia Europea

Grupo Realto

Toto

Fisherman

Laca Laca

Mediprocesos

Novalaser

Corporación Saint Germain

Tropical Foods

Don Li

Corporate and M&A Tier 4

ECIJA's El Salvador office provides assistance with corporate contracts and transactions. Alfredo Navas and Carlos Gil, who has additional experience in establishing and expanding foreign companies' operations in the region, jointly head the team. In January 2020, the firm welcomed Enrique Araujo Machuca through its merger with local practice Selegales; his arrival strengthens both the firm's corporate and dispute resolution departments.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

Moto City

City Express

Waterbear Ventures

Cervecería Salvadoreña

Academia Europea

Grupo Realto

Toto

Fisherman

Laca Laca

Mediprocesos

Novalaser

Corporación Saint Germain

Tropical Foods

Don Li

Intellectual property Tier 4

Active in El Salvador since 2018, ECIJA has launched an innovative intellectual property department handling trade marks, regulatory matters and litigation. Managing partner Alfredo Navas and team members Carlos Quintanilla and associate Alejandra Gómez show sector expertise in the plastics, motorcycles, and food and beverage industries and have a particular focus on new technologies, for instance assisting start-ups with the protection of their software products. The team was further strengthened by the arrival of associate Karla Alas, who specialises in IP and digital law, from Romero Pineda in August 2020.

Key clients

Motocity

City Express

Waterbear Ventures

Cervecería Salvadoreña

Academia Europea

Grupo Realto

Toto

Fisherman

Laca Laca

Mediprocesos

Novalaser

Corporación Saint Germain

Tropical Foods

Don Li